pourpre

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French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French, from Latin purpura, from Ancient Greek πορφύρα (porphúra).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /puʁpʁ/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

pourpre m (plural pourpres)

  1. burgundy (purple color)
  2. rich, purple fabric
  3. (heraldry) purpure; purple color as used in heraldry
  4. (by extension, obsolete) power, authority

Derived terms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

pourpre (invariable)

  1. burgundy in color

See also[edit]

Colors in French · couleurs (layout · text)
     blanc      gris      noir
             rouge ; cramoisi              orange ; brun              jaune ; crème
             vert citron              vert             
             cyan ; bleu canard              azur              bleu
             violet ; indigo              magenta ; pourpre              rose

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Norman[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French, from Latin purpura, from Ancient Greek πορφύρα (porphúra).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

pourpre m or f

  1. (Jersey) purple